fence fence  /ˈfɛns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a barrier that serves to enclose an area
  2. (n) a dealer in stolen property
  3. (v) enclose with a fence
  4. (v) receive stolen goods
  5. (v) fight with fencing swords
  6. (v) surround with a wall in order to fortify
  7. (v) have an argument about something

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The fence is not likely to win any architecture awards.
  2. The fence also carries a lesson about limits, for it is only as effective as the force that backs it up.
  3. Smugglers like to cut this fence with torches, then carefully put everything back in place so the border patrol won't notice.

News

  1. Police break up U.S. Open fans peering over fence

    Spectators have been looking over the fence in the 3000 block of Darby Road to get a free view of the 6th tee and 5th green of the U.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  2. Cemetery fence proves deadly for deer

    Deer are impaling themselves on a mile-long wrought-iron fence at a cemetery in Amherst, and cemetery officials say they don't have the means to do anything about it.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WIVB Buffalo

  3. Packers fence painter discusses Driver statue at Titletown Brewery (video)

    The so-called Packers "Fence Painter" Chris Handler spoke Thursday about his latest effort: Turning the 28-year-old statue in front of Titletown Brewery into the likeness of retired Packers receiver Donald Driver.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

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Quotes

  1. The Arab world, Livni told reporters en route to Washington, "should stop sitting on the fence."
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Tzipi Livni Source: USA Today

  2. "There is a visible fence around Yangon that we don't dare cross. A circle has been drawn around Yangon and expats are confined there," said Tim Costello of aid group World Vision.
    on May 15, 2007 By: Tim Costello Source: 940 News

  3. "We will go through the gate. If the gate is closed, we will go over the fence. If the fence is too high, we will pole vault in. If that doesn't work, we will parachute in. But we are going to get health care reform passed," Pelosi said Jan. 28.
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: vt.Buzz (blog)

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